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A judgement will be entered declaring Attorney General Maura Healey's certification of the petition "not in compliance" with the Constitution. [Photo: Sam Doran/File/SHNS]

The state's high court on Monday struck a proposed $2 billion income surtax from November's ballot, ruling the question improperly mixes two different spending priorities and a major change in tax policy. The decision means voters will not decide one of the biggest state tax policy questions in decades - whether to stray from the uniform income tax rate and begin assessing a higher tax rate on people with the largest annual incomes.

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